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English Dialogues

These dialogues show how English is used in real life situations.

Practice changing the situations with friends and fellow students.

Buying Clothes - Eating Out - Telephone - Banking - Hotel - Complaining - Selling - Borrowing - Plans and Excuses - Flying - Finding an Apartment - Talking about the Past - Buying Electrical Goods - Reporting a Crime - Preferences - Obligations and Rules


Many learners find listening the hardest skill to master. Our English Listening clips give practice at listening to real life English.

Practice listening the fun way - by listening to songs at eil interactive

Common Mistakes

The most Common Mistakes made by learners of English are explained and corrected.


Do you feel uncomfortable speaking English? Are you sometimes misunderstood? Here's How to Speak English Confidently and Naturally

Confident Speech in English for all Speakers
Based on campus at a major University, SpeechSchool.TV, is an Internet TV Channel that is the result of over 30 years learning and practice in the area of English speech training and voice coaching. Speak more clearly, neutralise a foreign accent, overcome speech problems and make your presentations sparkle! Speech Assessment option available any time, with certificate for achieving excellence: simply plug in a microphone, take the test and receive a graded report.


Idiomatic expressions are often difficult for learners. Our unique Idiom Buster presents a series of common idioms and and their meanings, then tests your knowledge with a fun quiz.

The Reading Room

Practice your reading, improve your vocabulary, and check your understanding of the articles in the Reading Room.

International Friends

Make friends, and improve your English through real English communication. Some of the best penpal and e-pal sites are listed on our International Friendship page.

Need Help?

Advice and Tips gives guidance for improving every aspect of your English. Help with listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar.

The Tenses

The Tenses analyzes each tense in detail and provides online practice.

Expressing Rules

Can, must, have to, don't have to; all are explained in Expressing Rules.

Reported Speech

Reported speech explains how to report what was said without using quotes.

Teachers Welcome

ESL and EFL teachers are welcome to make use of our resources.

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Compelling Conversations
Compelling Conversations
Helps advanced English learners develop conversation skills and improve fluency by sharing experiences, reflecting on their lives, and discussing proverbs and quotations. Includes 45 thematic chapters, over 1,350 questions, 500 vocabulary words, 250 proverbs and American idioms, and 500 quotations.

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